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well, I guess we know how the will will read...
Posted by myr on February 22, 2012 at 3:59 PM · Report this
Holy shit! Of course, it makes you wonder, did Peter break her heart by coming out of the closet? Did Ninfa betray her trust by going atheist?
Posted by gloomy gus on February 22, 2012 at 4:05 PM · Report this
aureolaborealis 3
I'm guessing that A.J. wrote the obit ...
Little bit of family dancing going on there.
Posted by aureolaborealis on February 22, 2012 at 4:13 PM · Report this
Tracy 4
And what's with the quotation marks around the names? Are they aliases?
Posted by Tracy on February 22, 2012 at 4:23 PM · Report this
Agreed @3, it's not the usual custom for the deceased to pen their own obituary...
Posted by COMTE on February 22, 2012 at 4:36 PM · Report this
Fnarf 6
"Ninfa" is an odd name. Reminds me of "Nympha", the woman who lived in our house before us. Folks just don't name their daughters Nympha anymore for some reason.
Posted by Fnarf on February 22, 2012 at 4:58 PM · Report this
Zebes 7
Well, hey, if that's the sort of thing whoever wrote this wants her to be remembered for...
Posted by Zebes on February 22, 2012 at 5:06 PM · Report this
I would think that writing your own obituary would be how you would be assured it read the way you wanted it to. I don't see it as being any different than someone planning their own funeral ( my parents have done this, I wouldn't be at all surprised if my father has several drafts of his obit written--he's a writer, it just makes sense).

So my take is that Josie was good and pissed off at Peter and Ninfa, and took that to the grave with her. My business law instructor did a lot of probate work, he always said that in every family there is the 'good' child who cares for the parents, and the 'bad' child or children who lead their own lives and are demonized for it when the parents pass.
Posted by catballou on February 22, 2012 at 5:25 PM · Report this
Reverse Polarity 9
Wow. Bitter much?
Posted by Reverse Polarity on February 22, 2012 at 5:38 PM · Report this
Banna 10
Betrayer or not, Ninfa is hot and somewhat successful.

/I love the internet
Posted by Banna on February 22, 2012 at 6:55 PM · Report this
Perhaps her daughter was just pissed at being named 'Ninfa'.
Posted by MLM on February 22, 2012 at 7:01 PM · Report this
scary tyler moore 12
that looks more like her grandchild, banna. if josie was 94 when she died, and ninfa graduated from high school in 1985, josie would have been 51 at her birth.
Posted by scary tyler moore on February 22, 2012 at 7:05 PM · Report this
Free Lunch 13
@10 - Ninfa can "betray my trust" anytime.
Posted by Free Lunch on February 22, 2012 at 7:06 PM · Report this
Supreme Ruler Of The Universe 14

No doubt A.J. Anello was putting his left fist into the crook of his other arm's elbow and raising his right fist while writing this.
Posted by Supreme Ruler Of The Universe http://_ on February 22, 2012 at 7:36 PM · Report this
Lily Fluffbottom 15
Posted by Lily Fluffbottom on February 22, 2012 at 8:46 PM · Report this
care bear 16
I think Ninfa is a Hispanic name. There's a Ninfa who works for Bon Appetit at SU and she is the coolest.
Posted by care bear on February 22, 2012 at 8:49 PM · Report this
Posted by Bremerton Boy on February 22, 2012 at 9:00 PM · Report this
Big Matt G 18
It looks like Peter was well shut of the entire situation.

Rest in Peace, Josie.
Posted by Big Matt G on February 23, 2012 at 8:13 AM · Report this

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